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Pre Hispanic Museum Replica Sculpture, "Olmeca Jaguar with Human"

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Angel Cerón finds inspiration in the art and beliefs of the Olmeca people to... more

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Angel Cerón finds inspiration in the art and beliefs of the Olmeca people to replicate the sculpture of a jaguar holding a man standing on his head. "The original sculpture is from the middle pre-classic period of 1200-400 B.C. and was found in San Lorenzo Tenochtitlán, Veracruz," explains the master ceramist. "The ancient Olmeca believed they were descendants of the union between a jaguar and a woman. The actual myth seems to have been lost in time, though many of their celebrations and artistry make reference to the jaguar, especially portraying people with feline facial characteristics including fangs. There used to be a considerable jaguar population in the same region where the Olmeca culture developed, so they regarded the feline as having some connection with their origin. They also believed it to represent both the world of th living, and the underworld," continues Cerón, who crafts the sculpture with yellow clay from the state of Oaxaca creating low and high relief accents and gives it an antiqued finish.

  • 0.72 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 19 cm H x 16 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 7.5" H x 6.25" W x 3.1" D

  • Ceramic
  • Signed by the artist
  • Museum replica(s)
  • May present subtle cracks
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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From USA

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10/13/2019

"Excellent recreation"

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This has a place of pride with my real antiquities. Well executed!

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Olmeca Jaguar with Human, Pre Hispanic Museum Replica Sculpture

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From West Michigan, USA

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10/17/2020

"Wonderful !"

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As I have said for Angel Cerons other pieces......Magnificent !

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From West Michigan, USA

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10/17/2020

"Gorgeous !"

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Angel Cerons sculptures are beautifully made. So detailed, colorful, and delicate.I am so proud to now own three of his pices and love all of them.

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10/17/2020

"Occupies a special place in my home."

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The attention to detail and the beautiful coloration of this unique sculpture is what made it a must have Novica item. I will be buying more designs from this master craftsman and artist. Thanks so much for your highly prized work.

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Priest of the Aztecs, Aztec Archaeology Signed Artisan Crafted Ceramic Sculpture

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10/15/2020

"Love my Day of the Dead girls."

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Angel Ceron does beautiful work.

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10/15/2020

"We love our new sculpture!"

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We are proud to display this authentic piece of art in our home. It reminds us that our lineage placed great importance on our history and symbolism of our ancestors. We treasure where we came from and this artistic piece will remain in our families for generations to come.

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The colors are so brillant and real.

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